Working in London as a luminal Gastroenterologist, Dr Farooq Rahman has sub-specialty interests in: inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis), irritable bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, Coeliac disease, gastrointestinal cancers and clinical nutrition and intestinal failure.
About Farooq Rahman, Consultant Gastroenterologist
Dr Farooq Rahman undertook basic medical training at The
Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London. He then went on to complete his Gastroenterology specialist training on the prestigious North East London rotation. Later he obtained his PhD after researching the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. He is still regularly involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research at UCLH/ UCL and regularly speaks at national and international meetings. Additionally, he has several high impact peer-reviewed publications.
As well as being a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London, he is also a luminal Gastroenterologist with a comprehensive background and experience in general gastroenterology and hepatology.
Dr Rahman's special interests include inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal failure & clinical nutrition and endoscopy/polypectomy. He also treats patients who have irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, bile salt malabsorption, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, radiation enteritis, as well as conditions like dyspepsia, acid reflux, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, constipation, bloationg, anaemia and food intolerances.
The London Gastroenterology Centre for Upper GI treatment in London
The London Gastroenterology Centre is a team of gastroenterologists and surgeons who specialise in diagnosing and treating
gut disorders in world class private hospitals and clinics in central London and Harley Street.
Specialist tests available at The London Gastroenterology Centre
Diagnostic tests and procedures include:
Breath tests for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
24 hour ambulatory pH and impedance studies
Faecal calprotectin – a non invasive way to detect inflammatory
Smart pill to detect pan-intestinal motility disorders
- BRAVO 48 hour ambulatory pH studies
Breath tests for lactose intolerance
Treatments available from Dr Farooq Rahman
- Colonoscopy and Endoscopy
- Gastrointestinal Disease